Our Property Team

Stephen Ward – Partner

Steve has been at Derrick Bridges & Co. throughout his legal career, starting in 1995. Qualified as a solicitor in 1997. Steve specialises in Property work including residential conveyancing and is also a qualified Notary Public.


Selchouk Sami - Partner

I qualified as a solicitor in 2003 and have previously worked in Legal 500 law firms.  Over the years I have gained significant experience in residential and commercial property transactions including lease extension, collective enfranchisement, acting for buyers with Islamic Finance, and high value residential properties in and outside London.  I enjoy helping clients structure a deal, drafting and completing on the agreement whether it be a Joint Venture, Option or Development.  I strive to be responsive, look at the bigger picture and be commercial when acting for clients.  

My client’s include high net worth individuals, professionals, investors, developers, entrepreneurs,  charities and SMEs.

Some recent transactions include:

  • Acted on the purchase of a well known pub in Barnet

  • Sale of the freehold of a retail distribution facility for over £11 million with an occupational blue chip tenant with a rent of approx £500,000.00 per annum.  

  • Sale of Dental Practices.

  • Multiple freehold disposals for a developer


Perry Gear - Associate Legal Executive

I am an associate Legal Executive with over 30 years experience practicing in North London with a large client following. My areas of residential work include: -

Freehold and leasehold sales and purchases

  • Lease enfranchisement and lease extensions

  • New plot purchasers

  • Remortgages

  • Transfers of equity

  • Grant of new leases

  • Applications for adverse possession

  • Shared ownership sales and purchases and staircasing

I also act for commercial clients in the assignment, grant and acquisition or leasehold properties along with the sale and purchases of freehold commercial properties.

A large part of my caseload is from returning clients and recommendations.



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